Little lumpy clouds
June 17, 2021
An evening storm on June 8 brought a much-needed shot of light moisture, but also high winds and some unusual phenomena in the skies. The brief deluge was followed by a period of soft, yellow lighting as the sunset reflected from the “lumpy” clouds that traveled over, just before the dark of night rather abruptly set in.
Mammatus clouds are associated with anvil clouds and severe thunderstorms, often extending under a cumulonimbus. They are often described as foreboding, perhaps because despite being harmless themselves, they tend to be warning signs of an extreme weather system and can...